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Great Speeches of Our Time : Speeches that Shaped the Modern World

Great Speeches of Our Time : Speeches that Shaped the Modern World

Publisher : Quercus Publishing
SKU: 9781780877464
R 240,00
R 204,00
Forty of the most memorable speeches made between 1945 and the present day.
'Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.'

These powerful words, spoken by Nelson Mandela in his inaugural address as the new president of South Africa, are taken from just one of the forty important and thought-provoking speeches in this collection.

Ranging from 1945 to the present day, they provide an important insight into the modern world. Inspirational speeches by Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and many others are supplemented with biographies of each speaker, as well an exploration of their words' significance and an historical account of the consequences of their oratory.

This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781780877464
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Contributor By (author) Hywel Williams
Publication Date 2013-01-31
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 240
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 200 X 142 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 306
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'Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.'

These powerful words, spoken by Nelson Mandela in his inaugural address as the new president of South Africa, are taken from just one of the forty important and thought-provoking speeches in this collection.

Ranging from 1945 to the present day, they provide an important insight into the modern world. Inspirational speeches by Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and many others are supplemented with biographies of each speaker, as well an exploration of their words' significance and an historical account of the consequences of their oratory.

This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781780877464
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Contributor By (author) Hywel Williams
Publication Date 2013-01-31
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 240
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 200 X 142 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 306
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